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Castel Sant'Elmo

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Address: Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081 22 94 401
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Best viewing point in Napels

This place gives you a great viewing point if jot just the city but is has Vesuvius in the back you can see Capri and even Sorrento on a clear day. We drove our scooter up in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place gives you a great viewing point if jot just the city but is has Vesuvius in the back you can see Capri and even Sorrento on a clear day. We drove our scooter up in afternoon rush hour so getting to Elmo with hardly anybody there was great after a good 30 minutes of intend driving and honking... More 

Thank Buijsmann
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

High above Naples the Castel Sant'Elmo, a massive star shaped sandstone fortress gives the most incredible views right across the city, the bay and beyond. From the top you can get a real perspective about the city and its layout, and you can walk right around the walls for the full pamorama. There isnt much inside although the little art... More 

Thank jan a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For anyone visiting Naples, a trip to Castel Sant'Elmo is a must. The views from the top of the castle walls are nothing short of breathtaking - definitely worth the effort. The castle itself has a rich and interesting history as well.

Thank Joseph D
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most people walk past, but enter into history, when this castle was ground zero in the battle to control the port for centuries..

Thank CTHSherry
Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go by funicular which is very interesting. Check for days on which closed. We didn't and had to return another day.

Thank AlanHodkinson
Edinburgh UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

yet another place of military and historic interest and no exhibits. This was a fort and a prison in its time. Quite a climb up from the town so make sure you use the local transport. The views are fantastic and I can only image what the sunsets must be like as it closes at 19:00 Again if some effort... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On top of a charming district Vomero there is this great piece of history rises with its beauty . To get here I took a bus ( usually full ) from piazza Vittoria nr128. This bus takes you via serpentines all the way up providing a great picture of the area. It´s few minute walking from the bus stop. The... More 

Thank Linda B
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the castle is a must in Napoli. You get a panoramic view of the city and bay, while visiting this impressive castle.

Thank GabyHayon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a mere 5 euros you get to a 360 degree views of Naples and beyond from an altitiude of about 250 (800 ft) meters. The site is located at a quiet, posh neighborhood of Naples so feel free to explore the area. I'd recommend dedicating about 4-5 hours for this journey. The Castel Sant'Elmo is not crowded as one... More 

Thank Dandush
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We meant to go to the train stop near Dante Metro but missed it and walked to the next one by accident. The walk between the stations was lovely, so we were not sorry. We really enjoyed the castle. Most reviewers have mentioned the view, but the castle is a magnificent structure when you look at the effort to build... More 

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